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The latest romaine lettuce scare has left many of us wondering, “what’s going on with the greens”? This is the second Thanksgiving that many of us left salad off the menu. It’s a legitimate concern. E-coli is a serious food-borne illness and we need to heed the advice of...
 
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Peppers are not just another pretty vegetable. Packed with vitamin C and water, they can be added to at least a dozen different dishes to boost color, taste, and texture. Beyond vitamin C, red bell peppers contain the antioxidant capsanthin, which gives them their bright red color while yellow...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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We published a wreath like this over 10 years ago and it has thousands of visits. Our long-time reader Barbara Rice, MS, RD, asked us to send her the link and I thought I should update it. Here is the photo or our new wreath. This delicious recipe was created, styled, and photographed by me! ... Beautiful Holiday Vegetable Wreath For Entertaining
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Broccoli used to be a polarizing vegetable. You either loved it or loathed it. Fortunately, more people seem to be in the love broccoli camp, and what’s not to love? This green beauty from the cruciferous cabbage family is chock full of nutrients from beta-carotene to vitamin K. Research shows that compounds in broccoli are ... The Best of Broccoli
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There are several beautiful varieties of winter squash, but don’t let the name fool you. “Winter” squash is available year-round and is a seriously versatile vegetable. Squash provides a hefty dose of cancer-fighting beta-carotene as well as potassium, fiber and vitamin C. It’s also low in calories. A 1-cup...